How much does a Specialized Epic cost?
Priced at an eye watering US$11,525 / AU$19,000, the Epic S-Works features an expectedly impressive spec list. It offers a carbon lay-up exclusive to the S-Works level, with a RockShox SID SL Ultimate Brain fork on the front.
What is the difference between Specialized Epic and Epic Evo?
The Epic is designed wholly for full gas pedalling around an XC racetrack, while the Evo has adapted the Epic platform to smash XC trails. The Evo and Epic share the same front triangle while the Evo sports a different rear triangle among other tweaks to handle the increased travel and make it a more stable ride.
What is a Specialized Epic?
The Specialized Epic is a race-ready, cross-country beast. With features such as Specialized Fast Trak tires, frame protection, and the Brain suspension system, experts agree that this bike will please most cross-country trail riders.
How much does the Specialized Epic Comp weight?
Claimed frameset weight is 1,947g (4lb 4oz), so there is the potential to build a very light overall build. That is not, however, a word that I would use to describe the Epic Comp, weighing 11.82kg (26lb, 1oz) without pedals and with tubes installed.
Can you put a dropper post on a Specialized Epic?
We’ve added a longer travel fork and a dropper post to the Comp-level Epic to create a bike that’s just as fast, but offers even more control when the trail gets hectic…
What kind of bike is the Specialized Epic?
The Epic has to be one of the best known XC bikes on the market, competing with the likes of the Scott Spark, Cannondale Scalpel and Trek Top Fuel. For nearly 20 years, the Epic has forged its own furrow, employing its Brain suspension technology to tread the line between hardtail efficiency and full-suspension speed.
What type of bike is the Specialized Epic?
One of the best-known XC bikes on the market, the latest Specialized Epic is notable for two reasons. First is the updated geometry, reflecting the changing nature of XC courses, with a longer reach and slacker head angle.
What kind of bike is a Specialized Epic?
For 20 years, Epics have rocketed more racers to the top of the podium than any other full suspension XC bike. Now with a smarter, tougher, more responsive Brain shock and a stiffer, lighter frame, the new race-focused Epic cuts the time between starting line and victory even shorter.
What do specialized carbon bikes weigh?
Specialized just launched an all-carbon balance bike that weighs just 4.63 pounds. The Hotwalk Carbon, designed for kids, has a full-carbon frame, rims, and cockpit—and retails for $1,000. The tiny bike was designed by the same product team who designed the Tarmac SL7, and features much of the same material technology.
What is the weight of Specialized Epic hardtail?
Specialized claims the S-Works Epic Hardtail frame is the lightest production frame in the world, weighing in at a scant 775 grams for a size medium.
Whats the difference between the Epic and Stumpjumper?
While the Stumpjumper EVO leans heavily on suspension kinematics of the Enduro, the Stumpjumper brings frame tech and tunes from the Specialized Epic EVO. with a claimed weight of under 2500g including hardware and shock, that’s a light frame. And it is stiffer than before!
What makes the Spesh epic chassis so special?
Only available in carbon, the latest Epic chassis carries up to S-Works level (although those top-end models are made from pricier, higher-modulus fibres) and, with its subtle tube profiles and slim seat-tower brace, looks fantastic. The single-pivot frame eschews Spesh’s usual chainstay pivot to dump grams for racing.
What is the 2020 specialized epic Evo?
Noticing that its staff were setting up their bikes differently to stock, Specialized started offering revised, more aggro EVO versions to the public. The 2020 Epic EVO has 20mm more fork travel than the regular bike, along with a dropper post. It shares the ‘intelligent’ rear shock, which has a separate ‘Brain’ inertia valve to read bumps.
Is the epic Evo a good bike?
With rapid reaction speed and a well-damped, calm-feeling carbon chassis, the Epic EVO is a blast to ride. For this price though, the wheels and drivetrain add too much weight for its category, and both are noticeable uphill compared to lighter bikes I tested alongside the Epic.
What is the difference between the RockShox Reba RL and epic Forks?
The 750mm bar is wider than on the ‘standard’ Epic and clamped in a 10mm-shorter stem. You get 20mm more front travel too, but because the RockShox Reba RL fork uses the lower-tier Motion Control damper, it smashes through it too easily.